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Old 06-24-2022, 09:04 AM   #4681
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The kind of America Republicans want is disturbing...are LGBTQS+ rights next? That place is hurtling toward civil war...smh
Its a country that with the current political waters is going to run by a minority of the people. The current Democratic party will be hard pressed to control the senate. They either need to go less progressive to try to win states like Texas, Pennsylvannia, Ohio or if they risk being shut out of control over congress despite having a majority of voters (best a state with 1% of the population of California has the same number of senators as California)
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:04 AM   #4682
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Is there a reason why the Democrats didn't immediately expand the Supreme Court when they knew the Republicans were going to get a super majority? Besides ineptitude?
Exactly - this is infuriating. If the Democrats don't start taking actions necessary against the GOP to prevent this bs - they will be back in power in no time. I'm unfortunately pretty convinced they will lose the House and the Senate in November and then it's a GOP free for all.

Handmaid's Tale here we go.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:05 AM   #4683
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My thoughts go out to wittynickname. What a horrible horrible thing to read this morning.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:07 AM   #4684
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Exactly - this is infuriating. If the Democrats don't start taking actions necessary against the GOP to prevent this bs - they will be back in power in no time. I'm unfortunately pretty convinced they will lose the House and the Senate in November and then it's a GOP free for all.

Handmaid's Tale here we go.
What makes you think democrats want to fix anything?
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:12 AM   #4685
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Sinema and Manchin are the reasons the court wasn't expanded.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:12 AM   #4686
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Republican majority overturns Roe vs Wade - 50% of this thread - damn Democrats!
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What makes you think democrats want to fix anything?
Right. They’re mostly old, rich people who are fine with the status quo. Say what you will about AOC but if they elected more people like her they could do something. Unfortunately she is an outlier who got in through grassroots fundraising and the big money that really determines who gets elected like things as they are.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:13 AM   #4688
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Voters knew this was on the line in 2016 and didn't vote for Hillary. Bernie bros!
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Overturning Roe is unfortunate but what's most bizarre to me is the jurisdictions that want to ban birth control and contraceptives in any capacity.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:14 AM   #4690
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My story is one that some already know, but for the sake of those who might not, and in light of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade, it is best summarized by these three sentences: I was raped when I was 17 years old. I was forced to give birth to a baby when I was 18 years old. My baby died when I was 19 years old.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/roe-w...94c1e10e18?cgh


Prepare for stories like these to be as common as mass shootings...
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Overturning Roe is unfortunate but what's most bizarre to me is the jurisdictions that want to ban birth control and contraceptives in any capacity.
You don't want to go back to the 1910s? The good ole days?
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Republican majority overturns Roe vs Wade - 50% of this thread - damn Democrats!
It’s a waste of breath to say anything about Republicans at this point. You don’t blame the lion when if mauls someone because the zookeeper let it out if its cage.
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A great day for human rights! Abortion is a grave injustice. America has moved one step closer to protecting the most fundamental of human rights--the right to life!
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Republican majority overturns Roe vs Wade - 50% of this thread - damn Democrats!
The Republicans are what they are. No surprises.

No taxes
No govt
No immigration
No abortion
No gays

You vote democrats to protect against this.
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Republican majority overturns Roe vs Wade - 50% of this thread - damn Democrats!
By the way - if you really want someone to blame for this - its Ruth Bader Ginsberg. If she had retired in Obama's 1st term when she was like 79 years old instead of sticking around - you'd avoid this super majority and likely Roberts switches sides to stick with the status quo.
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Overturning Roe is unfortunate but what's most bizarre to me is the jurisdictions that want to ban birth control and contraceptives in any capacity.
This is what happens when people with strong religious convictions get in positions of power. It's why it is vitally important to keep them on the sidelines. We need to be aware of this threat.
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Old 06-24-2022, 09:19 AM   #4697
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The Republicans are what they are. No surprises.

No taxes
No govt
No immigration
No abortion
No gays

You vote democrats to protect against this.
Well that's the problem. The Republicans are seen as some kind of unstoppable horror movie villain instead of an actual political party. So people just brush all that off and then decide their vote on other issues like 'wokiness' or covid restrictions.
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A great day for human rights! Abortion is a grave injustice. America has moved one step closer to protecting the most fundamental of human rights--the right to life!

Green text…? or your a ####ing moron!
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You don't want to go back to the 1910s? The good ole days?
Democracy is so busted... why is this not just a referendum? Cause it'd overwhelmingly go in favour of abortion? A bunch of old people whose reproductive organs don't work anymore get to make decisions that have catastrophic consequences for millions. It's nuts.
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Green text…? or your a ####ing moron!
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